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Best of the Best Books 2022

Our “best of the best” returns for 2022! We’ve reviewed the end-of-year best book lists out there and narrowed them down into one reference guide.

Overwhelmed by what to read from the past year? We’ve gathered the fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we recommended in 2022 that also appear on more than one of the favorite lists from:

BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Bookpage, New York Times, Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal,

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Most Popular Books 2022

We’ve gathered the most popular books in 2022 for a look back at the year! In each of our monthly newsletters, we share the top two most-viewed titles on the Reading Group Choices site for that month.

Here are the titles — a mix of fiction and nonfiction — that caught our readers’ attention from January to December: the most popular books in 2022. Do you remember these great reads? See if they match your own group’s most popular books…

January

One of our recommended books is Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict    One of our recommended books is Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

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2022 Most-Viewed Books on RGC Website

Most Viewed Books on RGC website 2022

As we close the book on 2022, and welcome a new chapter in 2023, we want to celebrate the 20 most-viewed books on the RGC website from the past twelve months.

How many of these wonderful books have you read? How many will you add to your to-read list? We are thrilled with the variety of genres (fiction, nonfiction, and young adult), AND format (yay, audio!).

1. The Golden Couple

by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

One of our recommended books is The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

 

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Great Group Reads 2022

The Woman's National Book Association presents its list of Great Group Reads for National Reading Group Month

Reading Group Choices is pleased to share the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Great Group Reads 2020 list, part of their National Reading Group Month initiative!

This annual month-long celebration provides an opportunity for reading groups worldwide to celebrate their accomplishments and plan for the future. It’s also a perfect time to join or start a reading group! Every October, WNBA organizes events nationwide and announces an annual list of book selections for reading groups: Great Group Reads.

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Most-Viewed Books on Website 2021

In addition to the most-read books of 2021 and our readers’ favorite books of the year, we compiled a list of the most-viewed titles specifically on the RGC website.

We were surprised by the results!

Most Viewed of 2021: All Genres

1. The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

One of our recommended books is The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

 

“Quirk and charm give way to a serious exploration of the dangers of complacency in this delightful, thought-provoking Orwellian fantasy from Klune….

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Most Read Books from RGC 2021

Our 2021 survey results are in! And along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the most-read titles specifically from Reading Group Choices 2021.

Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?

Most-Read of 2021

1. Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict

One of our recommended books is Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict

 

In 1909, Clementine steps off a train with her new husband, Winston. An angry woman emerges from the crowd to attack, shoving him in the direction of an oncoming train.

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